Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

Official Journal of indian psychiatric society- Telangana state brance

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TELANGANA JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY


TELANGANA JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
Volume : 4, Issue : 1

  • Interns’ posting in psychiatry-A window of opportunity

  • Author : Srilakshmi Pingali
  • Page No. 1-2
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  • Abstract  

    The importance of psychiatry in the field of medical science cannot be over emphasized. According to the World Health Organization report in 2001 about 450 million people worldwide suffer from some form of mental disorder and one in four persons meet criteria for mental disorders at some point in their life. The global burden of disease due to neuropsychiatric disorders which was 6.8% worldwide in 1990 was projected to increase to 15% by the year 2020.1